Early Buddhist Metaphysics: The Making of a Philosophical Tradition (Routledgecurzon Critical Studies in Bud)

Early Buddhist Metaphysics: The Making of a Philosophical Tradition (Routledgecurzon Critical Studies in Bud)

Noa Ronkin


Early Buddhist Metaphysics provides a philosophical account of the foremost doctrinal shift within the background of early Theravada culture in India: the transition from the earliest stratum of Buddhist inspiration to the systematic and allegedly scholastic philosophy of the Pali Abhidhamma circulate. Entwining comparative philosophy and Buddhology, the writer probes the Abhidhamma's metaphysical transition when it comes to the Aristotelian culture and vis-à-vis glossy philosophy, exploits Western philosophical literature from Plato to modern texts within the fields of philosophy of brain and cultural feedback.

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